Testing a Dishwasher Appliance for Power

Dear Mr. Electrician: I use my dishwasher for storage and occasional dish washing. Last night I tried to wash dishes, but nothing happened.  There...

Bathroom Fan Motor Repair

Dear Mr. Electrician: How do I repair my bathroom fan motor?  The exhaust fan in my bathroom stopped working after making noise for several...

Removing Concentric Knockouts

Dear Mr. Electrician:  What is the best way to remove the pre-punched concentric knockouts in an electrical circuit breaker panel without loosening the remaining...

Microwave Oven Outlet Over Stove

Over-the-Range Microwave Oven Outlet Dear Mr. Electrician: How do I install an electrical outlet for a microwave oven over the stove?  I would like to...

Installing An Electrical Outlet Box Using Madison Bars

Dear Mr. Electrician: How do I install an electrical receptacle box in a wall using Madison Bars?  I want to install an electrical outlet...

Install an Electrical Receptacle Outlet in an Existing Wall

Dear Mr. Electrician: How do I install an electrical receptacle outlet on a dedicated circuit for my window air conditioner?  I've got it figured...

Fishing Wires in Walls & Ceilings Using Coat Hangers, Fish Tapes, Rods

 Fishing Wires with Coat Hangers, Fish Tapes, and Fiberglass Rods Dear Mr. Electrician: How do I fish wires in the wall?  I don't want to...

Best Surge Protector Installation

Dear Mr. Electrician:  What is the best surge protector that will protect my computer from lightning and how do I install it? Answer: Methods to...

Add Wall Dimmer and New Ceiling Light Fixture

Dear Mr. Electrician: Is it possible to install an additional dimmer next to an existing one and connect a new ceiling light to the...

Replace a GFCI Electrical Receptacle Outlet

Dear Mr. Electrician: How do I replace a GFCI electrical receptacle outlet?  I push the "Test" button on my bathroom GFCI (Ground fault circuit...